News Roundup 7/10/17

  • A judge declared a mistrial in a trial for an Oklahoma police officer who killed his daughter’s boyfriend. The officer claims the boyfriend was armed, but no weapon was found. [Link]
  • A judge ordered Kevin Mallory be held without bond. Mallory is accused of selling secrets to China. Mallory has connections to the CIA. [Link]
  • A federal judge extends a ruling that prevents the deportation of Iraqi national in the US for another two weeks. The judge made the initial ruling two weeks ago to prevent the Iraqis from being deported. The ruling covers over 1,400 Iraqi nations. [Link] Immigration/Refugee Fyle
  • Nikki Haley said that “everyone knows Russia meddled in the election.” Haley went on to say Russia is getting involved in elections around the world. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • The US flew B1 and F-16 bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Friday. North Korea called the move a reckless provocation. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • London’s mayor called on the UK to make support for Hezbollah illegal. [Link] UK Fyle
  • Over 1,600 coal power plants are planned to be built worldwide. More than 700 of the power plants will be in China. [Link]
  • The US carried out a drone strike against al-Shabaab in Somalia. [Link] Africa Fyle
  • 10,000 Polish citizens are being evacuated after an unexploded 1,000 pound WWII bomb was found. [Link]
  • Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi arrives in Mosul to declare victory over ISIS. There are still small pockets of ISIS fighters near the Tigris River in West Mosul. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • Civilians in Raqqa are struggling to get water because of fighting in the city. The temperature can reach 114 degrees in the city. [Link] ISIS War Fyle
  • The ceasefire agreement between the US and Russian in Southwest Syrian continues to hold. [Link] Syria Fyle

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